President encourages small business owners to raise minimum wages for the average worker which, in turn, promotes better business judgment and helps the community at large because the minimum wage earner would be in a better earning status to provide for their families and spending in local communities.


H. R. 1010

Bill Text
113th Congress (2013-2014)

H.R.1010 — Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013 (Introduced in House – IH)

HR 1010 IH

113th CONGRESS1st Session H. R. 1010To provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESMarch 6, 2013Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California (for himself, Mr. ANDREWS, Mr. BARBER, Ms. BASS, Mrs. BEATTY, Mr. BECERRA, Mr. BISHOP of New York, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Ms. BONAMICI, Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania, Mr. BRALEY of Iowa, Ms. BROWNLEY of California, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. BUTTERFIELD, Mrs. CAPPS, Mr. CAPUANO, Mr. CARDENAS, Ms. CASTOR of Florida, Ms. CHU, Mrs. CHRISTENSEN, Mr. CICILLINE, Ms. CLARKE, Mr. CLAY, Mr. CLEAVER, Mr. CLYBURN, Mr. COHEN, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. COURTNEY, Mr. CUMMINGS, Mr. DANNY K. DAVIS of Illinois, Mrs. DAVIS of California, Mr. DEFAZIO, Ms. DEGETTE, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. DEUTCH, Mr. DINGELL, Mr. DOYLE, Ms. EDWARDS, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. ENGEL, Ms. ESHOO, Mr. ENYART, Ms. ESTY, Mr. FARR, Mr. FATTAH, Ms. FUDGE, Mr. GARAMENDI, Mr. GRAYSON, Mr. AL GREEN of Texas, Mr. GENE GREEN of Texas, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Ms. HAHN, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mr. HIGGINS, Mr. HINOJOSA, Mr. HOLT, Mr. HONDA, Mr. HUFFMAN, Ms. JACKSON LEE, Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia, Ms. KAPTUR, Mr. KEATING, Mr. KENNEDY, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. LANGEVIN, Mr. LARSON of Connecticut, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. LEWIS, Mr. LOEBSACK, Ms. LOFGREN, Mr. LOWENTHAL, Ms. MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAM of New Mexico, Mr. LYNCH, Mrs. CAROLYN B. MALONEY of New York, Mr. MARKEY, Ms. MATSUI, Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. MCGOVERN, Mr. MCNERNEY, Ms. MOORE, Mr. MORAN, Mr. NADLER, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Mr. NEAL, Mrs. NEGRETE MCLEOD, Mr. NOLAN, Ms. NORTON, Mr. PALLONE, Mr. PASCRELL, Mr. PASTOR of Arizona, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. PETERS of Michigan, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, Mr. POCAN, Mr. RANGEL, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Mr. RUSH, Mr. RYAN of Ohio, Mr. SABLAN, Ms. LINDA T. SANCHEZ of California, Ms. LORETTA SANCHEZ of California, Mr. SARBANES, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. SCHIFF, Mr. SCOTT of Virginia, Mr. SERRANO, Ms. SEWELL of Alabama, Mr. SHERMAN, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Mr. SIRES, Ms. SPEIER, Mr. SWALWELL of California, Mr. TAKANO, Mr. THOMPSON of California, Mr. TIERNEY, Mr. TONKO, Ms. TSONGAS, Ms. VELAZQUEZ, Mr. VAN HOLLEN, Mr. VARGAS, Mr. VISCLOSKY, Mr. VEASEY, Mr. WALZ, Ms. WATERS, Mr. WAXMAN, Mr. WELCH, and Ms. WILSON of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILLTo provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


    This Act may be cited as the `Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013′.


    (a) Minimum Wage-
    (1) IN GENERAL- Section 6(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 206(a)(1)) is amended to read as follows:
    `(1) except as otherwise provided in this section, not less than–
    `(A) $8.20 an hour, beginning on the first day of the third month that begins after the date of enactment of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013 Act;
    `(B) $9.15 an hour, beginning 1 year after that first day;
    `(C) $10.10 an hour, beginning 2 years after that first day; and
    `(D) beginning on the date that is 3 years after that first day, and annually thereafter, the amount determined by the Secretary pursuant to subsection (h);’.
    (2) DETERMINATION BASED ON INCREASE IN THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX- Section 6 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 206) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    `(h)(1) Each year, by not later than the date that is 90 days before a new minimum wage determined under subsection (a)(1)(D) is to take effect, the Secretary shall determine the minimum wage to be in effect pursuant to this subsection for the subsequent 1-year period. The wage determined pursuant to this subsection for a year shall be–
    `(A) not less than the amount in effect under subsection (a)(1) on the date of such determination;
    `(B) increased from such amount by the annual percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (United States city average, all items, not seasonally adjusted), or its successor publication, as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics; and
    `(C) rounded to the nearest multiple of $0.05.
    `(2) In calculating the annual percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for purposes of paragraph (1)(B), the Secretary shall compare such Consumer Price Index for the most recent month, quarter, or year available (as selected by the Secretary prior to the first year for which a minimum wage is in effect pursuant to this subsection) with the Consumer Price Index for the same month in the preceding year, the same quarter in the preceding year, or the preceding year, respectively.’.
    (b) Base Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees- Section 3(m)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 203(m)(1)) is amended to read as follows:
    `(1) the cash wage paid such employee, which for purposes of such determination shall be not less than–
    `(A) for the 1-year period beginning on the first day of the third month that begins after the date of enactment of the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013, $3.00 an hour;
    `(B) for each succeeding 1-year period until the hourly wage under this paragraph equals 70 percent of the wage in effect under section 6(a)(1) for such period, an hourly wage equal to the amount determined under this paragraph for the preceding year, increased by the lesser of–
    `(i) $0.95; or
    `(ii) the amount necessary for the wage in effect under this paragraph to equal 70 percent of the wage in effect under section 6(a)(1) for such period, rounded to the nearest multiple of $0.05; and
    `(C) for each succeeding 1-year period after the year in which the hourly wage under this paragraph first equals 70 percent of the wage in effect under section 6(a)(1) for the same period, the amount necessary to ensure that the wage in effect under this paragraph remains equal to 70 percent of the wage in effect under section 6(a)(1), rounded to the nearest multiple of $0.05; and’.
    (c) Publication of Notice- Section 6 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (as amended by subsection (a)) (29 U.S.C. 206) is further amended by adding at the end the following:
    `(i) Not later than 60 days prior to the effective date of any increase in the minimum wage determined under subsection (h) or required for tipped employees in accordance with subparagraph (B) or (C) of section 3(m)(1), as amended by the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013, the Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register and on the website of the Department of Labor a notice announcing the adjusted required wage.’.
    (d) Effective Date- The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) shall take effect on the first day of the third month that begins after the date of enactment of this Act.

************OUR HOPE IS IN THE LORD************

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United States
House of Representatives

No. 0007

Motion to Discharge a Committee from the Consideration of a Bill

February 26, 2014

To the Clerk of the House of Representatives:
Pursuant to clause 2 of rule XV, I, Timothy H. Bishop, move to discharge the Committee on Education and the Workforce from the consideration of the bill (H.R. 1010) entitled, a bill to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage, which was referred to said committee March 6, 2013, in support of which motion the undersigned Members of the House of Representatives affix their signatures, to wit:
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
1. Timothy H. Bishop New York 01
2. Paul Tonko New York 20
3. Jerrold Nadler New York 10
4. James P. McGovern Massachusetts 02
5. Anna G. Eshoo California 18
6. Allyson Y. Schwartz Pennsylvania 13
7. Janice Hahn California 44
8. Richard M. Nolan Minnesota 08
9. Colleen W. Hanabusa Hawaii 01
10. Susan A. Davis California 53
11. Barbara Lee California 13
12. Niki Tsongas Massachusetts 03
13. David Loebsack Iowa 02
14. Jared Polis Colorado 02
15. Donna F. Edwards Maryland 04
16. Gregory W. Meeks New York 05
17. Adam B. Schiff California 28
18. John C. Carney Delaware At Large
19. Elijah E. Cummings Maryland 07
20. John K. Delaney Maryland 06
21. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger Maryland 02
22. Michael E. Capuano Massachusetts 07
23. Timothy J. Walz Minnesota 01
24. Alcee L. Hastings Florida 20
25. George Miller California 11
26. Elizabeth H. Esty Connecticut 05
27. Doris O. Matsui California 06
28. Gloria Negrete McLeod California 35
29. Ann M. Kuster New Hampshire 02
30. James P. Moran Virginia 08
31. Robert A. Brady Pennsylvania 01
32. Brian Higgins New York 26
33. Terri A. Sewell Alabama 07
34. Sanford D. Bishop Georgia 02
35. Diana DeGette Colorado 01
36. Grace F. Napolitano California 32
37. Bruce L. Braley Iowa 01
38. José E. Serrano New York 15
39. Xavier Becerra California 34
40. Albio Sires New Jersey 08
41. Michael H. Michaud Maine 02
42. Julia Brownley California 26
43. Matt Cartwright Pennsylvania 17
44. Jim McDermott Washington 07
45. Jim Cooper Tennessee 05
46. John A. Yarmuth Kentucky 03
47. Henry C. “Hank” Johnson Georgia 04
48. Derek Kilmer Washington 06
49. Lois Capps California 24
50. Peter Welch Vermont At Large
51. Suzan K. DelBene Washington 01
52. Peter A. DeFazio Oregon 04
53. Katherine M. Clark Massachusetts 05
54. Denny Heck Washington 10
55. Rush Holt New Jersey 12
56. Joseph P. Kennedy Massachusetts 04
57. Bill Foster Illinois 11
58. Mark Pocan Wisconsin 02
59. Kyrsten Sinema Arizona 09
60. Nancy Pelosi California 12
61. Steven A. Horsford Nevada 04
62. Nydia M. Velázquez New York 07
63. Grace Meng New York 06
64. Sean Patrick Maloney New York 18
65. Michelle Lujan Grisham New Mexico 01
66. Dina Titus Nevada 01
67. Alan S. Lowenthal California 47
68. Ron Barber Arizona 02
69. Suzanne Bonamici Oregon 01
70. Steny H. Hoyer Maryland 05
71. Eric Swalwell California 15
72. Nita M. Lowey New York 17
73. Rubén Hinojosa Texas 15
74. Carolyn B. Maloney New York 12
75. Kathy Castor Florida 14
76. Luis V. Gutiérrez Illinois 04
77. Cheri Bustos Illinois 17
78. Robin L. Kelly Illinois 02
79. Chellie Pingree Maine 01
80. Raul Ruiz California 36
81. Scott H. Peters California 52
82. Tammy Duckworth Illinois 08
83. Joe Courtney Connecticut 02
84. Bradley S. Schneider Illinois 10
85. Louise McIntosh Slaughter New York 25
86. Joyce Beatty Ohio 03
87. Ben Ray Luján New Mexico 03
88. Tony Cárdenas California 29
89. Beto O’Rourke Texas 16
90. Juan Vargas California 51
91. Mark Takano California 41
92. Joaquin Castro Texas 20
93. Daniel T. Kildee Michigan 05
94. Al Green Texas 09
95. Zoe Lofgren California 19
96. Gwen Moore Wisconsin 04
97. Steve Cohen Tennessee 09
98. John B. Larson Connecticut 01
99. Michael F. Doyle Pennsylvania 14
100. Linda T. Sánchez California 38
101. Yvette D. Clarke New York 09
102. Maxine Waters California 43
103. Donald M. Payne New Jersey 10
104. John P. Sarbanes Maryland 03
105. Janice D. Schakowsky Illinois 09
106. John Conyers Michigan 13
107. Theodore E. Deutch Florida 21
108. David E. Price North Carolina 04
109. Chris Van Hollen Maryland 08
110. Joseph Crowley New York 14
111. James E. Clyburn South Carolina 06
112. Gerald E. Connolly Virginia 11
113. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott Virginia 03
114. Eddie Bernice Johnson Texas 30
115. John Garamendi California 03
116. Ed Perlmutter Colorado 07
117. Nick J. Rahall West Virginia 03
118. Frank Pallone New Jersey 06
119. Marcia L. Fudge Ohio 11
120. Emanuel Cleaver Missouri 05
121. David N. Cicilline Rhode Island 01
122. Danny K. Davis Illinois 07
123. Stephen F. Lynch Massachusetts 08
124. Michael M. Honda California 17
125. Judy Chu California 27
126. James A. Himes Connecticut 04
127. Gene Green Texas 29
128. William L. Enyart Illinois 12
129. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Florida 23
130. Sheila Jackson Lee Texas 18
131. John Lewis Georgia 05
132. Jared Huffman California 02
133. Charles B. Rangel New York 13
134. William R. Keating Massachusetts 09
135. Patrick Murphy Florida 18
136. Ami Bera California 07
137. John F. Tierney Massachusetts 06
138. Rick Larsen Washington 02
139. Rosa L. DeLauro Connecticut 03
140. Mike Quigley Illinois 05
141. Cedric L. Richmond Louisiana 02
142. Gary C. Peters Michigan 14
143. Corrine Brown Florida 05
144. Tulsi Gabbard Hawaii 02
145. Frederica S. Wilson Florida 24
146. G. K. Butterfield North Carolina 01
147. James R. Langevin Rhode Island 02
148. Bill Pascrell New Jersey 09
149. Daniel Lipinski Illinois 03
150. Sam Farr California 20
151. Lloyd Doggett Texas 35
152. Loretta Sanchez California 46
153. Bennie G. Thompson Mississippi 02
154. John D. Dingell Michigan 12
155. Henry Cuellar Texas 28
Thursday, February 27, 2014
156. Marcy Kaptur Ohio 09
157. Adam Smith Washington 09
158. Tim Ryan Ohio 13
159. André Carson Indiana 07
160. Betty McCollum Minnesota 04
161. Mike Thompson California 05
162. Raúl M. Grijalva Arizona 03
163. Jerry McNerney California 09
164. Kurt Schrader Oregon 05
165. Sander M. Levin Michigan 09
166. Henry A. Waxman California 33
167. Marc A. Veasey Texas 33
168. Jackie Speier California 14
169. Richard E. Neal Massachusetts 01
170. Ann Kirkpatrick Arizona 01
171. Joe Garcia Florida 26
172. Wm. Lacy Clay Missouri 01
173. Steve Israel New York 03
174. Brad Sherman California 30
175. William L. Owens New York 21
176. Lois Frankel Florida 22
177. Eliot L. Engel New York 16
178. Hakeem S. Jeffries New York 08
179. Lucille Roybal-Allard California 40
180. Daniel B. Maffei New York 24
181. Alan Grayson Florida 09
182. Filemon Vela Texas 34
183. Ron Kind Wisconsin 03
184. Keith Ellison Minnesota 05
185. Chaka Fattah Pennsylvania 02
186. Carol Shea-Porter New Hampshire 01
187. Pete P. Gallego Texas 23
188. Karen Bass California 37
189. David Scott Georgia 13
Friday, February 28, 2014
190. Jim Costa California 16
191. Earl Blumenauer Oregon 03
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
192. Bobby L. Rush Illinois 01
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
193. Carolyn McCarthy New York 04
194. John Barrow Georgia 12
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
195. Ed Pastor Arizona 07


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